Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports

WASHINGTON: The US is delaying imposing tariffs on some imports from China until 15 December because of “health, safety, national security and other factors”. The products include mobile phones, laptops, video game consoles, some toys, computer monitors, and certain footwear and clothing. The surprise news from the United States Trade ...

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Trump says China’s currency move is ‘a major violation’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump slammed China’s currency move as Beijing let the yuan breach the key seven-per-dollar level for the first time in more than a decade, calling it “a major violation.” “China dropped the price of their currency to an almost a historic low. It’s called ‘currency manipulation.’ ...

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Trump again offers to mediate between Pakistan, India on Kashmir issue

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has again offered to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir dispute. “If they [Pakistan and India] wanted somebody to intervene or to help them,” Trump said in response to a question from a reporter at the White House about his earlier offer to mediate the ...

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India yet again rejects Trump’s mediation offer on Kashmir dispute

NEW DELHI: While responding to US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate Kashmir issue, External Affairs Minister of India Dr. S. Jaishankar on Friday has said that any discussion on the matter will only be held with Pakistan. The minister took to social networking website, Twitter, and told that he ...

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Trump vetoes bans on arms transfers to Saudi Arabia, UAE

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump in multiple letters to Congress said he rejected resolutions that call for prohibiting weapons transfers to Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and several other countries. In June, Congress passed several resolutions to block the Trump administration from executing pending arms sales to ...

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Afghan president seeks ‘clarification’ after Trump war comments

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Tuesday the US should clarify remarks President Donald Trump made about Afghanistan, including a claim he could easily win the war but didn’t “want to kill 10 million people”. Trump had made several controversial statements a day earlier alongside Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan ...

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India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir issue

NEW DELHI: India’s foreign minister was forced to issue a strenuous denial to an infuriated opposition in parliament on Tuesday, after US President Donald Trump said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited him to mediate in the conflict with Pakistan over Kashmir. While Pakistan has often sought third-party mediation in ...

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Similar drama since 2001: India on Hafiz Saeed arrest

NEW DELHI: India has dismissed the latest arrest of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba founder Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan as yet another “drama” – just a day after United States President Donald Trump tweeted to claim credit for it. After a ten year search, the so-called “mastermind” of the Mumbai Terror attacks has been arrested ...

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US House votes to condemn Trump’s ‘racist comments’

The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism. Top Republican leaders rallied around Trump, but four members of the president’s party voted with the 235 Democrats to ...

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Trump digs in amid censure of racist tweets about lawmakers

WASHINGTON: Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of colour should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, ignoring the fact that all of the women are American citizens and three were born in the U.S. His attack ...

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